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Rogers Hornsby

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Alexander, Charles C. Rogers Hornsby: A Biography. New York: Henry Holt, 1995.

The Baseball Encyclopedia. New York: Macmillan, 1997.

Burns, Ken, and Ward, Geoffrey C. Baseball: An Illustrated History. New York: Knopf, 1994.

Thorn, John, and Palmer, Pete. Total Baseball. New York: Warner Books, 1989.


"Hail to the Rajah: Before Ted Williams, there was Rogers Hornsby, the forgotten father of the father of hitting." Sports Illustrated (June 24, 2002): R14.

"Hornsby, in Death, Acclaimed for Great Hitting." New York Times (January 6, 1963).

"The Rajah at 100." The Sporting News (May 6, 1996): 55.

"A tale of two Hornsbys: a sweetheart back home." Baseball Research Journal (Annual, 2001).


baseball-reference.com. http://www.baseball-reference.com (November 22, 2002).

"Hornsby cared only about results." ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/sportscentury/features/00014249.html (November 22, 2002).

"Hornsby, Rogers." The Handbook of Texas Online. http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/HH/fho61.html (November 22, 2002).

"Rogers Hornsby." Baseball Library.com. http://www.pubdim.net/baseballlibrary/ballplayers/H/Hornsby_Rogers.stm (November 22, 2002).

"Rogers Hornsby." National Baseball Hall of Fame. http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/hornsby_rogers.htm (November 22, 2002.htm

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